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Picture of an officer gathering, in the morning of the 13th near Tweede Tol - may 1940

From left to right: Stabsarzt Werner [doctor], unknown airborne, unknown lieutenant, Hauptmann Rau [staff 1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment, adjutant to Bräuer], Oberst Bräuer [commander of the 1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment], unknown officer [of the Panzer Divison], unknown tank-division soldier, Leutnant Graf von der Schulenberg [staff 1st Fallschirmjäger Regiment] and Oberleutnant Moll [commander of the Fallschirmjäger Ersatz Kompanie, landed on the 11th at Island of Dordrecht].

The picture must have been taken shortly after the point formation of 9.Panzer Division had linked up with the airbornes at Moerdijk, late in the afternoon of the 13th of May 1940. The CP of the 1st Airborne Regiment was situated in the hamlet Tweede Tol, nowadays a part of Dordrecht.

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